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When Will New York Eclipse Silicon Valley?

When Will New York Eclipse Silicon Valley?

| May 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

Roughly 30 years according to a recent Forbes article. Once upon a time concerns over lack of access to tech talent and startup funding might have kept entrepreneurs at bay, today a New York office is becoming de rigeur for West Coast players and Facebook and tech venture powerhouse Accel Partners have made the leap […]

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Don’t Miss the Rising Affluent Conference: May 12th

Don’t Miss the Rising Affluent Conference: May 12th

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rising Affluent’s annual conference maintains an ethos of educating, engaging and enabling young professionals for success through innovative thinking, which we believe, is the key to progressing in today’s economic and social landscape. Each year at the Rising Affluent conference we gather forward thinking and progressive young professionals to discuss creative methods and tactics to achieving success. Speakers present their techniques, best practices and give insight from real life stories, good, […]

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Is New York a Paradise for Tech Startups?

Is New York a Paradise for Tech Startups?

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

That is the statement a recent Mashable article makes about the city. The article talks to Brad Hargreaves, founding partner of startup co-working space General Assembly. According to Hargreaves the boom is related to both the financial collapse and the result of public planning and policy making. Hargreaves goes onto talk about the four steps […]

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Check out Creative Week NYC: May 7th – 11th

Check out Creative Week NYC: May 7th – 11th

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Creative Week is a celebration of creativity in advertising, design, digital media and all the arts that feed and touch those disciplines. It takes place in New York throughout the second week of May 2012. Creative Week began when The One Club, a non-profit in the Advertising industry, saw that the creative professionals it drew […]

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Don’t Miss Internet Week New York: May 14th – 21st

Don’t Miss Internet Week New York: May 14th – 21st

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2008 along with The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (formerly The Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting), Internet Week began as a City Wide festival celebrating the openness of the worldwide web and the digital community in New York. In 2008 and 2009 Internet Week was a foundation of events throughout New […]

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NY Tech Day 2012: Startups that Stole the Show

NY Tech Day 2012: Startups that Stole the Show

| May 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

  Thursday, April 19th was NY Tech Day. Over 3,500 people registered to attend and 160+ startups exhibited alongside sponsors at the Lexington Armory in New York. The first part of the event had startups showcasing their products to the media, VCs, and tech industry enthusiasts. The latter part of the event was the Awards […]

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Rising Tech in NYC: 20 Apps to Help Navigate the City

Rising Tech in NYC: 20 Apps to Help Navigate the City

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to creating its own apps, NYC supports developers creating innovative apps for fellow New Yorkers. The NYC BigApps competition offers cash and other prizes for the best new apps utilizing NYC Open Data. These apps help New Yorkers navigate, enjoy and take full advantage of their great city. Which do you use? Past […]

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Rising Tech in NYC: Social Media Accounts

Rising Tech in NYC: Social Media Accounts

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

During social media back in February, the City launched four new central digital media channels to engage and inform New Yorkers. New York City government is now on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and foursquare. This is in addition to the numerous other social media accounts that departments across the city maintain. You can follow and get […]

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High School Opens to Train City’s Future Software Engineers

High School Opens to Train City’s Future Software Engineers

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The students who walk our halls represent the next generation of young people who dare to dream that anything is possible through software, design, technology, and the human spirit.” – AFSE Right in the heart of New York Cities tech center, Union Square, a new school will be opening for future tech engineers. The Academy […]

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Mayor Announces 2nd NYC Tech Campus in Downtown Brooklyn

Mayor Announces 2nd NYC Tech Campus in Downtown Brooklyn

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mayor Bloomberg is on a mission to attract the nations top tech talent to New York City. Yesterday, he announced the plans for a 2nd high-tech campus in downtown Brooklyn. The Center for Urban Science and Progress will open in 2013 and is spearheaded by NYU, with numerous collaborators in academia and industry, including IBM […]

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